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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: January 25, 2016
Country: United States
Home Town: Austin
Zip Code: 78746
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
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Statement of Interest

Community Member

Areas Of Expertise
  • Architecture
  • Consulting


Ryan Yard is the director for the Enterprise Cloud Architecture team that specializes in designing and implementing OpenStack-powered private clouds. Ryan was once a management consultant responsible for enterprise deployments at Red Hat. He is also a classically trained composer with a deep abiding passion for 20th Century classical music.  In fact, Ryan holds a Masters of Music in Film Scoring degree from NYU. If you’ve ever met Ryan, you probably remember him by his long dreadlocks, upbeat attitude and his ninja-like abilities to architect OpenStack-powered clouds.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: No
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

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